Category Archives: Work, jobs and employment

Swiss Withholding Tax (Quellensteuer, impôt à la source)

How Calculated

The amount of tax is determined based on the quellensteuer tables for your canton — your local HR department has no say in how much they withhold.In theory, it’s all supposed to balanceout,butin Read more »

FAQ: A brief guide to salaries in Switzerland

How much should you be paid in Switzerland? This is often a tough question to answer, because the Swiss are notoriously secretive about their salaries. Unlike many countries, salary ranges or bands arerarelypublishedin Read more »